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1950's Vintage Lavina Wakmann Military UP Down Chronograph Venus 170 Tropical

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This is a beauty old up down chronograph with lots of characters, please review the picture seems the Wakmann brand was scratched off and hand printed on.  Back in the days when USA and Europe put taxes on the watches different things were done to avoid it, it is possible the scraping was done for import reasons. Please look at all the pictures, as they are part of the description. The watch is working. This is a highly collectible watch. Very few left with this venus fine movement. The condition of the watch is the same as it appears in the photos.   The watch is working.  Contact me if you have any questions first.





Chrome-Plated with Stainless Steel Case and Case Back.

Case Size

  32,00 mm without the crown and  38,00 Lug to Lug

Case Back

Stainless steel cover signed. Snap on. with a scraped up brand




Acrylic  Some Scratches, shows age & character




Luminous hands & Arabic numbers, UP Down chronograph two register with the seconds Hand at 6 O'clock. Shows light tropicla patina Please see picture for more detail.


Seconds, Chronograph, Tachymeter.


Manual-winding Venus 170

Movement Notes

please review the picture seems the Wakmann brand was scratched off and hand printed on. Just inspected and in great shape.  Please see pictures and as some old movements don't have a very clear marking. Movement is running. Keeps great time see below time testing.


Vintage Strap, Lug Size: 18 mm      Please see picture.


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Made in


Water Resistance

No. Please pressure test before water use.

Service Level

 3        (Please see Tab below for details)

Timing Test **

-5 s/day  In-House Time Test Results (See Service Level Tab)**

Certified Pre-Owned

NA Passed 25-point inspection. Please see tab below for details.


NA (Please see Tab below for details)


All watch functions tested and operable. Circa 1950's. please review the picture seems the Wakmann brand was scratched off and hand printed on the movement and case back wash scratched off a brand.



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